Algae in Glass Cases Could Determine Fracking's Toll
Tiny diatoms would add precision to the ongoing efforts to measure the natural gas boom’s effects on water quality -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
World Digital Library grows to 10,000 items
The World Digital Library led by the Library of Congress reached a milestone Thursday, surpassing 10,000 items with the addition of ancient manuscripts from the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore.
Photos: Saturn''s Glorious Rings Up Close
See amazing photos of Saturn''s glorious rings.
Images: Bouncy Ball Skips on Water Like a Rock
A toy ball bounces on water because of its soft, elastic properties. The findings might have military implications.
NASA tests robotic refuelling to extend satellite missions
NASA has tested new robotic refuelling technologies that could help satellites operate longer in space.?
Your face says it all? Not so fast
New research calls into question the very foundations of emotion science. It''s a con?cept that had become uni?ver?sally under?stood: humans expe?ri?ence six basic emotions -- happiness, sad?ness, anger, fear, dis?gust, and surprise -- and use the same set of facial move?ments to express them. What'...
Don''t waste CO2, turn it into bottles and glue
We can do better than bury carbon dioxide captured from power plants - some can be a raw material for everything from superglue to fertiliser
NASA Holds on to ISS, Mars, Orion, and Europa in No-Growth $17.5B Budget
U.S. space agency outlined its plans for FY2015, reaching for the planets while cutting some programs closer to home
The Bulletproof Dog That Stormed Bin Laden''s Lair
If you see this dog coming for you, run. Thanks to his extensive training--and customized body armor that can cost upwards of $30,000--he''s bulletproof, can hear through concrete, and can record high-def video of missions, even in the dead of night. Since the moment it was revealed that the "nation...
Report: Email volume rises 13% in Q3
New York-Overall email volume increased by 12.7% in the third quarter compared with the year-earlier period, and unique open rates rose 6.0%, according to a new report by Experian Marketing Services.